Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Haller House

Arlington High School

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Harborview Hall

Sand Point Naval Station

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Carmack House

BNSF Depot

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Washington’s Historic Barns

Camp Kilworth

Colville Indian Agency

Hastings Buildings

South Harbor Park Stack

Stephenson House

Washington Hall

Donovan District

Trafton Elementary

Curran House

First United Methodist Church

Coke Oven Park

Schooner Wawona

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Camp Waskowitz

Puget Power Building

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Reard Freed Farmstead

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Jensen-Byrd Building

Providence Heights College

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Point Hudson

First Hill Apartments

Dorsey Bulding

Northern State Hospital

Moran School Administration Building

BF Tabbott House

Nuclear Reactor Building

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Snohomish County Courthouse

P-I Globe

Packard House

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Bush House

Fort Steilacoom

McReavy House

Longfellow School

Hyer Farm

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Digester Building

Old Woodinville School

Green Mountain Lookout

McMillin Bridge

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Lone Star Cement Building

Oysterville Historic District

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

National Guard of Washington Armory

Steilacoom Train Depot

Ellensburg Depot

Mukai Farm and Garden

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

East Seattle School

Thayer Barn

Day Block

Post Hospital

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

St. Nicholas Church

Lincoln School

Old Granary Building

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Bettinger House

Waldo General Hospital

Robert Morris Earthwork

Libbey House

Howard S. Wright House

LaFramboise Farmstead

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Vashon Elementary Gym

Morgan Middle School

Collins Building

Scout House

Murray Morgan Bridge

Port Angeles Fire Station

Battelle/Talaris Campus

National Historic District

Downtown Sprague

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

First United Methodist Church

Five Mile Schoolhouse

William O. McKay Ford

Downtown Mount Vernon

Kapus Farmstead

Elks Building

Parlor Car #1799

Scottish Rite

McNeil Island

Old Ritzville Highschool

Enchanted Valley Chalet

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

St. Ignatius Hospital

Surrey Downs

Electric Building

Shelton Gymnasium

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Bruggemann Ranch

Fowler House

Old Tumwater Brewery

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Kelley Farm

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Old City Hall

Dvorak Barn

Valley Schoolhouse

Skykomish Hotel

Masonic Home of Washington